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Semester 2012A Important Dates

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Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.

Date Event Comments
30 September 2011 Proposal deadline Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).
Early November (set by partner) NTAC meetings Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National TAC").
On or before 10 November 2011
E-transmission Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.
18-19 November 2011
ITAC International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
9 December 2011
Final queue/schedule, and ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs After approval by Gemini Director.
19 December 2011
12A schedule and Phase IIs available 2012A OT "skeletons" available.
5 January 2012
Phase II reviews start The response time is 7 days for checking by NGOs (from "For Review") and by Gemini CSs (from "For Activation").
17 January 2012
Phase II deadline PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices (earlier submission is encouraged).
30 January 2012
"For Activation" deadline NGO deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to Gemini.
1 February 2012 Start of semester 2012A 2012A programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.

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